HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. -- P. Louise Valentino of Hendersonville, formerly of New Castle, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, in Hearth of Hendersonville. She was 94.
Mrs. Valentino was born Oct. 8, 1918, in New Castle, a daughter of Nicholas and Rosa Scarazzo Toscano.
She was married to Harry E. Valentino, who died Dec. 12, 2008.
Mrs. Valentino was co-owner of C&H Grocery in New Castle for 35 years.
She was a member of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America, Ladies of the Dukes and the Ladies Guild of Catholic Daughters.
Mrs. Valentino enjoyed bowling, line dancing and spending family time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She set the example of love, compassion and dedication to family for all to follow.
She is survived by two sons, Joseph P. Valentino, Greenville; and Harry N. Valentino, Gallatin, Tenn.; a brother, Chester Toscano, Venice, Fla.; six grandchildren and 11 great--grandchildren.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Valentino was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Jeanne Rose Valentino; a brother, Harry “Kaiser” Toscano; and a sister, Constance Emerson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society, 733 Third St., 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017; or Shenango Valley Children’s Transplant Fund, First National Bank of Pennsylvania in care of Vickie Verroco, 3320 E. State St., Hermitage, PA 16148.
Mrs. Harry E. (P. Louise), 94, Hendersonville, Tenn., formerly of New Castle.
Calling hours: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday (4-4-13 ) in WILLIAM F. & ROGER M. DeCARBO FUNERAL HOME Inc., 926 Cunningham Ave., New Castle Online condolences can be sent to www.williamrogerdecarbo.com
Service: Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Friday (4-5-13) in St. Camillus Church, New Castle, with the Rev. Thomas J. Lewandowski, pastor, as celebrant. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m.
Entombment: Castleview Memorial Gardens, New Castle.